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Preparation for Cross Country Shipment?

In about two days we're having our Model S and Model 3 picked up for shipment from NC to CA, as part of our relocation. Aside from disabling Sentry Mode to slow the battery discharge, are there any other things we should plan on doing to prevent a bricked car(s)? I'm hoping the shipment will only take a few days, but I'm worried about what would happen if the truck ended up getting significantly delayed.



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Feb 19, 2015
Boise, ID
Besides turning off sentry mode, there is that newer feature with the advanced summon that apparently keeps the car very awake and ready to be summoned with the app, and that is a significant drain. When they implemented that feature, apparently it was default on, which most people didn't even know about, so it came as quite a surprise. I can't remember the exact name of that setting, since I don't have a car with any form of autopilot, but go find that and turn it off. Outside of those two huge draws, everything else would be small enough to not be an issue for a week or so of time.

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